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Making experienced council benefit staff redundant is a waste of talent and money PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 December 2015

GMB, the union for local government workers, commented on the statement by Department of Work and Pensions Department that as Universal Credit is introduced it does not propose to make any staff transfer arrangements for council staff who currently work on Housing Benefit for people of working age. See notes to editors for copy of written statement made on 10th December in Parliament on Universal Credit and Local Authorities.


Justin Bowden, GMB National Officer, said "Announcing mass redundancies before the new system is implemented risks not only the livelihoods of thousands of dedicated public sector workers but also the essential payments that millions rely on.

No changes should even be considered until the new system has been successfully implemented.

Spending taxpayer’s money making redundant capable and willing individuals with obviously transferable skills and experience who in most cases could administer Universal Credits with the minimum of training so a new workforce can be employed is a waste of both talent and money."
 
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